Former England football goalkeeper, 1966 world champion Gordon Banks died at the age of 81. About this family football player told his former club "Stoke City".

Gordon Banks played 73 matches for England. In addition to the title of world champion, he won the bronze medal at the European Championship in 1968. At the club level, he played for the English Chesterfield, Leicester, Stoke City, as well as the American clubs Cleveland Stokers, Fort Lauderdale Strikers and the Irish St. Patricks Athletic.

In the list of the greatest goalkeepers of the twentieth century, compiled by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS), Gordon Banks ranks second after Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin.

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